POSTMASTERS IN SIOUX COUNTY

BOILING SPRINGS POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
William B. Dow Postmaster 7/22/1879
Orson C. Meritt Postmaster 5/19/1881

BONE CREEK POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Edward T. Cook Postmaster 2/24/1879

BURROWS POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Merrit Griffith Postmaster 8/9/1880

CANNON BALL POST OFFICE
(Originally called Hekton)

Name Title Date Appointed
Charles R. Wilcox Postmaster - Hekton
Postmaster - Cannon Ball
6/27/1913
12/3/1915
Guy A. Snell Postmaster 9/11/1919
Mable E. Erickson Postmaster 1/29/1920
Mabel H. Underhill Postmaster 10/2/1920
Irvin T. Young Postmaster 2/2/1931
Mrs. Marcella Wicks Postmaster 6/30/1933
Russell A. Kern Postmaster 10/22/1930
2/23/1934
John M. Stiles Postmaster 1/1/1935
Forest Otis Postmaster 8/5/1935
Lloyd R. Martinson Postmaster 12/13/1965

CHADRON POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Louis G. Jenks Postmaster 8/2/1880

CORBAN POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
William H. Baker Postmaster 12/13/1880

EVERGREEN POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Harrison Johnson Postmaster 1/19/1881

FORT NIOBARA POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Justus M. Thatcher Postmaster 5/17/1880

FORT YATES POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Henry Sidney Parkin Postmaster 5/7/1879
David R. Mead Postmaster 12/3/1879
Samuel A. Faulkner Postmaster 3/19/1883
Watson P. Gilbert Postmaster 9/15/1886
John H. Coles Postmaster 11/8/1887
George J. Douglas Postmaster 9/2/1889
Walter Graham Postmaster 12/3/1891
John M. Carignan Postmaster/Various 7/19/1911
3/30/1917
11/26/1919
1/1/1923
2/27/1923
2/28/1925
Gus W. Hokanson Postmaster/Various 3/1/1926
7/1/1926
1/17/1927
2/21/1931
James R. Turner Postmaster/Various 12/1/1933
6/1/1934
6/13/1938
Mrs. Luella J. Hokanson Postmaster/Various 10/29/1942
7/7/1943
Mrs. Dorothy M. Stiles Acting 2/28/1955
Edward Barth Postmaster 7/28/1956
Janeanne C. Bischke Postmaster 7/4/1987
Claudia L. Bell Officer-In-Charge 2/22/1989
Maria H. Hagel Officer-In-Charge 3/2/1989
Curtis A. Elk Postmaster 4/22/1989
Michelle Hanson Officer-In-Charge 9/13/1996
Maria H. Hagel Postmaster 12/7/1996
Paul F. Lofgren Postmaster 1/11/2014
Albert A. Alvarez Officer-In-Charge 6/6/2016
Rebel McKenzie Postmaster 6/25/2016

HAWLEY POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
T. S. Northrup Postmaster 6/14/1880

LONG PINE POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Edward T. Cook Postmaster 3/5/1879
John H. Putnam Postmaster 2/4/1881
Thomas H. Glover Postmaster 10/3/1881

McCANN POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Miller P. Smith Postmaster 3/5/1879
George Taylor Postmaster 3/22/1880
John H. Shores Postmaster 12/6/1880

POORS RANCH POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Charles S. Poor Postmaster 6/20/1879

SELFRIDGE POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed

(Originally established in Morton County)
Eben W. Philput Postmaster 5/20/1912
Anna B. Cummings Postmaster 1/17/1913
Elizabeth E. Reed Postmaster 7/14/1913

(Changed to Sioux County about January 1915)
Birger L. Smestad Postmaster 2/6/1915
James N. Fulton Postmaster 5/12/1919
Freda Myers Acting Postmaster 6/1/1921
Mrs. Grace M. Anderson Postmaster/Others 3/13/1922
10/1/1924
1/6/1927
1/22/1931
William H. Byhoffer Acting Postmaster 12/7/1925
John A. Nagel Postmaster/Various 2/12/1935
8/27/1935
8/24/1935
2/29/1940
Mrs. Gladys Bachmeier Postmaster/Others 10/1/1944
6/4/1946
Almore Kentz Officer-In-Charge 10/7/1977
Mrs. Ruth D. Wingerter Postmaster/Various 12/16/1977
7/15/1978
Martin E. McFerren Officer-In-Charge 12/28/1984
Arthur F. Maxwell Jr. Postmaster/Various 2/16/1985
3/4/1985
Lenora K. Mosset Postmaster/Various 7/5/1995
12/9/1995

SOLEN POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
William L. Clark Postmaster 9/20/1911
R. B. McDonald Postmaster 4/10/1926
Paul F. Rice Postmaster/Various 10/28/1926
7/1/1929
Frank Seidl Postmaster 1/11/1930
James Zelenka Postmaster/Various 12/3/1930
2/21/1931
12/12/1931
Benno J. J. Schimansky, Jr. Postmaster/Various 4/1/1933
5/22/1934
8/6/1934
4/27/1935
9/7/1935
7/28/1945
Mrs. Nettie E. Bruning Postmaster/Various 12/5/1948
3/2/1951
Edward Barth Officer-In-Charge 10/8/1976
Mrs. Bernice E. Walther Postmaster/Varioous 11/21/1978
4/21/1979
Margaret Hoffman Officer-In-Charge 8/31/1992
Donald R. Wilson Postmaster 8/7/1993
Billie Jordan-Oleyte Officer-In-Charge 9/28/2012

SWASTIKA POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
James C. Smith Postmaster 6/16/1912

WHITE CLIFF POST OFFICE

Name Title Date Appointed
Hay W. McClure Postmaster 3/2/1879

Sources:
United States Postal Service
North Dakota Place Names, Douglas Wick
John M. Carignan Obituary
Selfridge Golden Jubilee, 1911-1961
Selfridge 75 Diamond Years, 1986
Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, National Archives